Story Sparkers! Library

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For your Common Core curriculum.
Gr. 1+
Thought-provoking photos from various sources, including historic photos, NASA images, etc. inspire young writers. Humorous, poignant, age-appropriate photos are also included. Large, 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 format story starter cards with black and white or color photos on front, questions on back. Set of 50 cards come in a sturdy telescoping box that is suitable for writing centers.

CCSS Product Alignment
ELA Grade 1
W.1.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
W.1.3 Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
ELA Grade 2
W.2.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
W.2.3 Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
ELA Grade 3
W.3.1a Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
W.3.1b Provide reasons that support the opinion.
W.3.1c Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.
W.3.1d Provide a concluding statement or section.
W.3.2a Introduce a topic and group related information together, include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
W.3.2b Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
W.3.2c Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
W.3.2d Provide a concluding statement or section.
W.3.3a Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters, organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
W.3.3b Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
W.3.3c Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
W.3.3d Provide a sense of closure.
W.3.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
ELA Grade 4
W.4.1a Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
W.4.1b Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
W.4.1c Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).
W.4.1d Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
W.4.2a Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections, include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension
W.4.2b Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
W.4.2c Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
W.4.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
W.4.2e Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
W.4.3a Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters, organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
W.4.3b Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
W.4.3c Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
W.4.3d Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
W.4.3e Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
W.4.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3.)
W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
ELA Grade 5
W.5.1a Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
W.5.1b Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.
W.5.1c Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically).
W.5.1d Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
W.5.2a Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically, include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
W.5.2b Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
W.5.3a Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters, organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
W.5.3b Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
W.5.3c Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
W.5.3d Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
W.5.3e Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3.)
W.5.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Brand  :       Educational Insights
Item Weight  :       1.25
Manufacturer Part Number  :       7103
 
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